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Gugssa, Mulugeta Awayehu; Aasetre, Jorund; Debele, Meskerem Lechissa – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2021
For the majority of Ethiopian students, textbooks are their first and sometimes the only initial exposure to books and readings. Teachers also heavily depend on textbooks to structure and deliver daily lessons. Guided by the belief in the ability of textbooks to affect pupils' environmental behaviour and attitude, we carried out this content…
Descriptors: Textbook Content, Textbooks, Elementary School Curriculum, Primary Education
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Yastibas, Ahmet Erdost – Indonesian Journal of English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, 2021
The new geological epoch, the Anthropocene reveals the negative impacts of human activities on the environment, which makes environmental education significant to deal with the negative effects of people on the environment and sustain the environment for the future of the world. As a branch of education, English language teaching (ELT) can…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Course Content
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Herman, Benjamin C.; Newton, Mark H.; Zeidler, Dana L. – Science Education, 2021
This investigation examined how a 6 week environmental topics course that included place-based socioscientific issues (SSI) instruction in the Greater Yellowstone Area (GYA) in the United States of America influenced 21 postsecondary students' expressed socioscientific orientations of "Ecological Worldviews" (including…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Science and Society, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development
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Durmus, Esen; Kinaci, Müserref Kübra – Review of International Geographical Education, 2021
In the century we live in, the level of environmental awareness, environmental knowledge, and ecological literacy of Social Studies teacher education candidates is of great importance to raise individuals who possess high ecological culture and environmental sensitivity. The research was carried out with a phenomenological pattern from qualitative…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Instructional Effectiveness
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Altmeyer, Stefan – Journal of Religious Education, 2021
There is a widely accepted consensus that religious education, together with all other school subjects, should contribute to the goals of education for sustainable development. As a result, theoretical models have been developed to profile what the specific contributions of religious education might be. However, the question whether religious…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Role of Education, Religious Factors, Ecological Factors
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MacKay, Carley; Tran, Kim; Lunstrum, Elizabeth – Journal of Geography, 2021
Drawing on our experience teaching a 2-week field-based geography course on urban environmental issues, we reinforce the value of field-based experiential education (EE) especially as it faces growing threats. We show how such experience can enable students to understand the diversity of urban environmental challenges in situ; grasp cities as…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Experiential Learning, Geography Instruction, Urban Environment
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Xie, Xiaohuan; Qin, Shiyu; Gou, Zhonghua; Yi, Ming – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Aiming to find out how to incorporate green building into the architectural curriculum, this study aims to explore the psychological path for cultivating architectural students' awareness and motivation to learn the green design concepts and related technologies. Design/methodology/approach: Based on a global review of relevant…
Descriptors: Building Design, Architectural Education, Energy Conservation, Ecological Factors
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Molderez, Ingrid – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: There is a growing call for novel approaches in education with respect to sustainable development. Transformative learning lacks empirical research. This paper responds to that gap and aims at analysing how transformative learning nurtures ecological thinking. Design/methodology/approach: The "Students Swap Stuff" sustainability…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Ecological Factors, Thinking Skills, Sustainable Development
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Eugenio-Gozalbo, Marcia; Ramos-Truchero, Guadalupe; Suárez-López, Rafael – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Gardens are being used at all educational stages, because they provide with a real-world context for active and experiential learning. In Spain, there exists a movement in favor of their incorporation to higher education for a variety of purposes but prevalently as an innovative resource to teach sciences to pre-service teachers. The…
Descriptors: Gardening, Horticulture, Foods Instruction, Nutrition Instruction
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Jess, Mike; McMillan, Paul; Carse, Nicola; Munro, Karen – Curriculum Journal, 2021
With neo-liberal policies dominating across the world, the marketisation and outsourcing of physical education is now common. Within this context, we argue the need for a 'shifting perspectives' agenda that will firmly establish the educational credentials of physical education in the future. Accordingly, we present the view that the 'curriculum…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Physical Education Teachers, Student Teachers, Physical Education
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Kras, Nicole – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Ecotherapy-based experiences have been shown to provide multiple benefits such as improved cognitive functioning, increased overall well-being and improved mental and physical health. Few, if any studies have considered the benefits of providing these types of experiences for urban community college students. This pilot study introduces an eco-art…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Urban Areas, Two Year College Students, Workshops
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Ozer, Seyma; Kiray, Seyit Ahmet; Cardak, Osman – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2021
Purpose: Awareness of the interaction between science, technology, society, and environment (STSE) is seen as important in life in the modern world. Therefore, the present study aimed to examine the science teacher candidates' views on relations between science, technology, society, and environment. Research Methods: In this research, which used…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Education, Science and Society, Scientific Principles
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Spiteri, Jane – Environmental Education Research, 2021
How children piece together their reasons for protecting the environment is an important but under-research area in early childhood education for sustainability (ECEfS). This article reviews findings related to young Maltese children's (aged 3-7 years) reasons for protecting the environment. Adopting a qualitative case study approach, preliminary…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Young Children, Childrens Attitudes, Freehand Drawing
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Jimenez, Jeremy; Moorhead, Laura; Wilensky, Tova – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2021
This article analyzes students' perspectives on sustainable development, environmental justice, and concomitant environmental education programs at two international schools in Singapore. Data include surveys of over 250 students and 19 focus-group interviews with 300 students. In addition to having a detailed and nuanced understanding of the…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Social Justice, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education
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Bondi, Brittany A.; Monani, Salma B.; Principato, Sarah; Barlett, Christopher – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2021
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to evaluate the effectiveness of film in communicating issues related to climate change. While previous studies demonstrate an immediate effect of a film post-screening, this study also considered if a film can inspire long-term effects, and if supplemental educational information plays a role on participant…
Descriptors: Climate, World Problems, Ecological Factors, Environmental Education
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